Ralph Wyatt

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Ralph Arthur Wyatt
(Pepper, Davy)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 162 lb.

Biographical Information[edit]

Ralph Wyatt was a Negro League middle infielder for six years, noted primarily for his glovework. He spent his first five seasons, 1941 to 1945, with the Chicago American Giants. In the second 1942 East-West Game, he started at shortstop for the West, hitting 8th. He singled, walked and scored a run while making one error before being pinch-hit for by Cool Papa Bell in the 7th inning. The West lost, 9-2.

Wyatt hit .219 for Chicago in 1943 while starting at short. Loaned to the Homestead Grays for the 1943 Negro World Series, he was 3 for 7. By 1944, he was backing up Jesse Douglas. He split his last year, 1946, between Chicago and the Cleveland Buckeyes.